It goes without saying, Taylor Swift truly is an icon. Everything she works on turns to gold and she is known for creating some of the greatest, music masterpieces. That’s why when the renowned and prestigious American Music Awards announced that the immensely talented, multi-hyphenate Taylor Swift will be honored as “Artist of the Decade” at the awards show, we seriously couldn’t have been any happier. 2019 has certainly been another remarkable year for Swift, who had great success with her latest album, Lover. In addition to being honored with the “Artist of the Decade” award, Taylor Swift will also give an epic performance at the event to celebrate the biggest hits of her career.
“Taylor’s impact on music this decade is undeniable and her performances on the American Music Awards have been truly spectacular,” said Mark Bracco, Executive Vice President, Programming & Development, dick clark productions. “We’re thrilled to honor her as our Artist of the Decade and can’t wait for her to blow everyone away with an epic, career-spanning performance unlike any other!”
Singing phenomenon Taylor Swift holds many records at the American Music Awards – let’s take a look at five of her endless list of achievements at the AMAs!
1. Taylor Swift won more American Music Awards than any other artist this decade.
2. Swift is nominated for five awards at this year’s AMAs.
She is nominated in the categories “Artist of the Year,” “Favorite Music Video,” “Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock,” “Favorite Album – Pop/Rock,” and “Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary.”
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It’s so hard to believe that tonight will be the last time we wear these costumes, play this set list, do this choreography, and then say goodbye to the Reputation Stadium Tour. Thank you to the crowds that have lit up our year. We do this last one for all of you. ❤️ PS make sure to scream loud for @mariawada and @maho_udo tonight!! Their families are here and this is their hometown show 💥💥💥💥💥💥 📷: @junsatophoto // @gettyentertainment
3. Taylor Swift holds the current record for most wins in the category of “Artist of the Year,” with a total of four wins.
4. Taylor Swift could surpass Michael Jackson’s record for most AMA wins of all time if she wins in two of the five categories she’s nominated in.
5. Swift also holds the record for most American Music Awards wins of any female artist ever.
Catch Taylor Swift honored with the “Artist of the Decade” award and see her spectacular performance at the 2019 American Music Awards airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 24th at 8:00 PM ET on ABC!